Definition of Masts
1. Noun. (plural of mast) ¹
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Definition of Masts
1. mast [v] - See also: mast
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Literary usage of Masts
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Practical Shipbuilding: A Treatise on the Structural Design and Building of by A. Campbell Holms (1908)
"masts AND SPARS, RIGGING, ETC. Art. 375. The construction of the masts and the arrangement of the rigging of sailing-ships was formerly a subject of much ..."
2. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1860)
"Iron; so that every variety of vessel has been subjected to lightning. In these 280 cases, there were damaged or destroyed, at least 183 lower masts, ..."
3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"Near the heads of the lower masts are the tops—platforms on which men can stand—and m the same place on the topmasts are the " cross- trees,*' of which the ..."
4. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art. by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Wm Ripley Nichols, Charles R Cross (1867)
"In these 280 oases, there were damaged or destroyed, at least 185 lower masts, of which I'M, or nearly three-fourths, were lower masts of line-of-battle ..."
5. Russian Overseas Commerce with Great Britain During the Reign of Catherine II by Herbert H. Kaplan (1995)
"The British and Russian customs sources only occasionally provide the size in length and/or diameter of the masts exported from the Russian Empire and ..."
6. The Traveller, Or, Meditations on Various Subjects: Written on Board a Man by James Meikle (1812)
"Of what service could a ship without masts, or masts without a ship be ? ... Without masts, which support the takle, and expanded sails, a ship could move ..."